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« on: May 18, 2005, 10:32:32 PM »

I have an eight year daughter that is severely mentally and physically handicapped.

I am wondering if I can get her baptised and can she receive holy communion and chrismation?

Can I watch her baptism and be with her as she receives communion and chrismation?

I am not orthodox...yet.

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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2005, 10:58:42 PM »

Yes, she could do all those things and we Orthodox generally commune in public, so of course you could be there. However, this is something you should talk to a priest about...if you are considering becoming Orthodox then you would probably be received together as a family.
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